Finno project: 6th FINNO Project Meeting and 7th Quality Management Board Meeting

The Foundation for Research and Technology (FORTH) – HELLAS organised and hosted the 6th FINNO Project Meeting and 7th Quality Management Board Meeting on the 4th and 5th of February 2014. Both meetings took place at the Science and Technology Park of Crete (STEP-C) premises where project partners were given the opportunity to visit the […]

Feb 26, 2014 in Project news
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Industrial Technologies 2014 – Greece, April 9-11th 2014

The Industrial Technologies 2014 is the Europe’s largest event, integrating nanotechnology, biotechnology, advanced materials and new production technologies. The event takes place during the Greek Presidency of the European Council, and follows on from the previous successful Industrial Technologies events in Brussels in 2010 and in Aarhus in 2012. The main topics to be addressed during […]

RIS3: National & Regional Innovation Strategy for Greece

These reports summarise the findings of a team of experts in support of the preparation smart specialisation strategies (S3) as a basis for the 2014-20 programming of the Structural Funds. The experts were asked to provide policy advice and methodological recommendations in order to ensure the following seven key points are addressed by the Greek […]

Oct 13, 2013 in Greece
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Smart Specialization Platform, Peer Review Workshop, Heraklion, GR, Sept. 26-27, 2013

Smart Specialization Platform (S3) 11th Peer Review Workshop, Heraklion, Crete, September 26-27, 2013 During the S3 workshop, five regions: Crete (Greece), Castile and León (Spain),  Moravia-Silesia (the Czech Republic), Nordland (Norway) and Umbria (Italy) presented their current work on RIS3. The rest of workshop participants acted as ‘critical friends’ and discussed the strategies of the five regions under review. All five […]

ECOPOL Conference, “Accelerating eco-innovation policies”, Athens, Oct 22-23, 2013

ECOPOL Conference, “Accelerating eco-innovation policies” Towards new policies for better waste management and resource efficiency Athens, 22-23 October 2013 The ECOPOL conference, “Accelerating eco-innovation policies,” will focus on policy approaches and instruments boosting the uptake of eco-innovative solutions, especially in the field of waste management and resource efficiency. The conference will be also complemented with […]

Hellenic Innovation Forum, Athens Oct.7 – 8, 2013

  Greece in Transition Shaping an Innovation Policy for Greece Athens, October 7-8, 2013 The forum, organized as a multi-lateral venture, will open the discussion on Greece’s innovative future. The forum will explore best practices in innovation policy and identify opportunities to initiate cooperation between Greeks (local/diaspora) and non-Greeks (EU/non EU) represented by participants. The […]

Finno project at the final event of the EU/CIP financed project “Mentors of female entrepreneurs“, Athens (Greece)

Within the project “European Network of Mentors for Women Entrepreneurs“, implemented through the EU/CIP program, on 4th July 2013  the Greek network organized a closing event in Athens, Greece. The Serbian network of female entrepreneurs` mentors also participated at this event in order to sustain the link with other networks of female entrepreneurs’ mentors. Among […]

Smart Specialization National Report, Greece

This report summarises the findings of a team of experts in support of the preparation smart specialisation strategies (S3) as a basis for the 2014-20 programming of the Structural Funds. The experts were asked to provide policy advice and methodological recommendations in order to ensure the following seven key points are addressed by the Greek […]

Jun 13, 2013 in News
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Greek Innovation Expo 2013, 16-19 May 2013, Helexpo Palace, Athens, Greece

Greek Innovation Expo 2013, 16-19 May 2013, Helexpo Palace, Athens, Greece The Greek Innovation Expo 2013 will identify, present and provide a showcase of the Greek innovation. Operators, researchers and companies will be gathered to be updated, to exhibit, to communicate, to create and collaborate all together. The exhibition focuses on four main areas: Research, […]

Bio4SuD – International Conference on Biofuels for Sustainable Development of Southern Europe – Thessaloniki (Greece), November19-20, 2012

The Bio4SuD conference is organized as part of the BIOFUELS-2G demonstration project funded by the European Union and the LIFE+ Programme. 19-20 November 2012, Thessaloniki, Greece. The conference aims to: highlight promising R&D activities in the fields of biofuels production present demonstration projects of key 2nd and 3rd generation biofuels production technologies promote networking between academic […]

12th International Venture Capital and Private Equity Forum – Athens (Greece), December 11-12, 2012

The 12th International Venture Capital and Private Equity Forum, the leading event for venture capital and private equity in South Eastern Europe will take place on 11th and 12th December 2012 at the Hotel Grande Bretagne, Athens, Greece. It was co-organised by the Invest in Greece Agency, the New Economy Development Fund (TANEO), the Hellenic […]

Water Innovation Awards 2012 finalists and winners

The finalists and winners in the Water Innovation Awards 2012 were announced on 9 October at a special gala dinner in Barcelona. The ceremony also included the presentation of the inaugural EFBW Award, which seeks to identify creativity and best practice in ‘Communicating the benefits of bottled water for healthy hydration’ by EFBW National Association […]

Oct 10, 2012 in Other news
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Mini Country Report / Greece, December 2011

Thematic Report 2011 under Specific Contract for the Integration of INNO policy TrendChart with ERAWATCH (2011 – 2012). Source: http://ec.europa.eu Download pdf

Oct 9, 2012 in Greece
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19th Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics (ESB2013) – Patras (Greece), August 25-28, 2013

The 19th Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics (ESB2013), will be held at the Conference and Cultural Centre of the University of Patras, Greece, 24-28 August 2013. The main objective of the congress is to bring together researchers and practitioners in biomechanics to stimulate and promote research on all core topics of biomechanics, including emerging […]

UBIOCHEM-III International Workshop “Sustainable production of fuels/energy, materials & chemicals from biomass” – Thessaloniki (Greece), November 1-3, 2012

The 3rd International Workshop of COST Action CM0903 (UBIOCHEM): “Sustainable production of fuels/energy, materials & chemicals from biomass” will take place in Thessaloniki,  Greece on 1-3 November 2012, and is organized jointly by the Chemical Process Engineering Research Institute of the Centre for Research & Technology Hellas (CPERI/CERTH) and the Departments of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry […]

Science and innovation: Greece, OECD 2012

SCIENCE AND INNOVATION: GREECE Aricle IV.10 from OECD SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INDUSTRY OUTLOOK 2012 (C) OECD 2012. Hot STI issues: Improving framework conditions for innovation. Making innovation a centrepiece of a competitive economy. Moving from brain drain to brain circulation. http://www.google.gr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=oecd%20science%20and%20innovation%20greece&source=web&cd=1&ved=0CCoQFjAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.oecd.org%2Fsti%2Fsti-outlook-2012-greece.pdf&ei=VbpqUIWlMsaKswazlIGICg&usg=AFQjCNFieMFQazougJfa2Mgx4UhJCn8Sog Download pdf

Innovation in Greece, Summary Report 2009

The study describes and evaluates innovation performance in Greece in comparison with European and other countries. The study is based on an analysis of indicators from three international sources: the European Innovation Scoreboard, the World Competitiveness Yearbook of IMD, and the Global Competitiveness Report of the World Economic Forum. Source: www.kokkalisfoundation.gr Download pdf

Oct 2, 2012 in Greece
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5th International Scientific Conference on “Energy and Climate Change” – Athens (Greece), October 11-12, 2012

The 5th International Scientific Conference, “Energy and Climate Change” of the PROMITHEASnet will take place at the premises of NK University of Athens on October 11-12, 2012 in Athens, Greece. The Conference is part of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) activities after the inclusion of KEPA and PROMITHEASnet to the relative initiative of U.N. […]

4th International Symposium on Transparent Conductive Materials – Heraklion (Crete, Greece), October 21-26, 2012

Over the past few years, there has been an explosive growth of interest in both fundamental research and device applications based on Transparent Conductive Materials (TCMs). This unique class of fascinating wide band-gap materials is gaining a variety of cutting-edge applications in the fields of, among others, solar cells, gas sensors, electrochromic, thermochromic and smart […]

Fibrous Protein Nanocomposites for Tailored Hybrid Biostructures and Devices – Crete (Greece), October 8-12, 2012

This multidisciplinary conference on “Fibrous Protein Nanocomposites for Tailored Hybrid Biostructures and Devices” will address the state of the art in the design, synthesis and characterization of hybrid bio-nano- materials and devices for electronic and nanomedicine applications. The conference will be held in the island of Crete, a renowned destination since the antiquity situated at […]

3rd “i-bank Innovation & Technology” Competition in Greece

National Bank of Greece and its i-bank electronic banking services are organizing the 3rd “i-bank Innovation & Technology” Competition. i-bank electronic banking services, a productive platform for innovative ideas in NBG, is running a new competition to elicit and reward original ideas based on new technologies and to promote innovation in Greece. The competition aims at […]

Oct 2, 2012 in Other news
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“Greece Innovates”x2: the 2nd Applied Research & Innovation Competition

A competition becomes an institution when it is warmly received and accepted by the country’s scientific, research and financial communities:  SEV Hellenic Federation of Enterprises and Eurobank organize the second Pan-Hellenic competition, “Greece Innovates!” in 2012. This way they continue the groundbreaking initiative they launched two years ago in order to promote research, innovation, knowledge […]

Oct 2, 2012 in Other news
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Innovation capacity bulding seminar in Guatemala – Antigua, May 28-31, 2012

“EUROPE, CARIBBEAN & CENTRAL AMERICA: PARTNERS IN ICT RESEARCH AND INNOVATION” – Antigua, Guatemala 28th-31st May 2012 The aim of the Workshop, organized by the ENLACE and EUCARINET projects with the support of the 7th Framework Programme (FP7) of the European Union, is to strengthen the international visibility of Caribbean and of Central American research […]

International conference “Greening business through EEN – Green Project“ – Osijek (Croatia), April 20, 2012

At the First International Conference “Greening business through the Enterprise Europe Network – Green Project“, which is organized in Osijek (Croatia) by ‘Tera Tehnopolis’, institutions with total solutions for innovative businesses and entrepreneurs, members of EEN – Enterprise Europe Network. The conference was attended by scientists / entrepreneurs from eleven states of Central and Southeastern […]